Nabe News: October 8

Posted on: October 8th, 2009 at 1:41 pm by

Ohio State University (vomit!) is touting a new luxury living complex called the East Village.  “It’s not in Manhattan, but it is inspired by the city’s once dilapidated neighborhood transformed by the artists, poets, and writers of the 1960’s.” [EV Grieve]

Bloomberg is making a questionable campaign promise to bring back the F express train.  A long time ago, in the galaxy of early eighties, there was once an express tearing through Brooklyn.  “Last month, bright orange posters from the Bloomberg campaign began popping up along the route, promising relief to weary commuters (and potential voters).” [Cityroom]

Artichoke is expanding westward to the former Red Rock on the corner of 17th Street and 10th Avenue [Eater]

The Jane Hotel reportedly closed its ballroom, thanks to an impressive list of violations [Gawker via Flaming Pablum]

The subway system will be all sorts of messed up this weekend for repair work.  Of the 20 lines that usually run on the weekends, 18 will be affected by “serious delays.”  [Gothamist]

An old survivor of the Lower East Side on Avenue A, just north of Houston [Gammablog]

Scam Cash Sam Ash was quick to replace the Manny’s sign on West 48th Street [Lost City]

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